Kick-off presentation Scopus / SciVal

March 13, 12:15-15:15, (la salle a été modifiée) AULA UNIMAIL (AUM, F-100) , Chantemerle 22 

Recordings of the presentations (you will have to login via your standard UniNE identifiers)

Video part I - Bibliometric Indicators in Science

Video part II - Scopus, the Bibliographic Indexing leader

Video part III - SciVal, Big Data Analytics for Scopus data

Part I (12.15-13.15) – Bibliometric Indicators in Science

(presented by Anja Zimmermann/Tomasz Asmussen)


  • Scientific Publishing
  • Measurement and evaluation of scientific publications
  • Global scientific networks: Universities, Research Labs/Institution and Industrial R&D
  • Elsevier’s Research Intelligence portfolio


Main target audience: Rectorat, Research Office, PR, HR/Recruiting, Deans, individual Researchers/Scientists, Research Managers


Part II (13.15-14.15) – Scopus, the Bibliographic Indexing Leader

(presented by Anja Zimmermann)


  • Understand breadth and depth of Scopus content coverage and data
  • How are profiles (institutional + authors) created?
  • Navigate within the Scopus interface


Use Cases for Researchers/Faculties:

  • Search and discover new publications in your field, globally and updated daily
  • Measure and track impact of your publication(s), what metrics are available in Scopus?
  • How to use CiteScore®, new journal metric, to identify journals with highest impact in my field


For further information on Scopus + CiteScore® please visit: https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/scopus


Main target audience: Faculties, Researchers/Scientists, Research Managers



Part III (14.15-15.15) – SciVal, Big Data Analytics for Scopus data

(presented by Tomasz Asmussen)


  • Bibliometrics analytics in SciVal, based on HPCC and NLP
  • What metrics are available to measure publication output, field-weighted impact, collaboration and internationalisation?
  • Navigate within the 4 SciVal modules: Overview, Benchmark, Collaboration, Trends
  • Topic Prominence in Science – a big data analysis to identify highly dynamic research areas


Use Cases for Researchers/Faculties:

  • Understand total publication output and impact, in nat’l/int’l benchmark
  • Find new collaborating institutes and industrial partners globally
  • Identify “hot” research fields, with high potential to get funded by public grants or private investment


Use Cases for Rectorat/Administration:

  • Understand key drivers to position UniNe internationally, e.g. in Rankings
  • Identify best fitting Universities to drive academic and industrial collaboration
  • Identify best talent globally for recruiting
  • Analyse the publication output and impact of UniNe


For further information on SciVal and Topic Prominence in Science please visit:

SciVal: https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/scival

Topics: https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/scival/releases/topic-prominence-in-science


Main target audience: Rectorat, Research Office, PR, HR/Recruiting, Deans, individual Researchers/Scientists, Research Managers


Part IV – Q&A + Networking (all)